Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Consistent with the Governor’s June 1, 2020, “Safe Start – Washington’s Phased Reopening” plan and the Washington Supreme Court’s May 29, 2020, Amended Order on Court Operations During COVID-19 Outbreak, through June 30, 2020, the Washington Attorney General’s Office will authorize and acknowledge original service of process of a Summons and Complaint by e-mail only at the following address:  serviceATG@atg.wa.gov.  The AGO agrees to accept electronic service of process only for suits against the State of Washington, its state agencies and state officials in their official capacities.  The AGO does not otherwise agree to waive original service of process for individually named defendants. For delivery of any other filing related to ongoing litigation, contact the assigned AAG.  For consumer complaints, constituent contacts or requests for public records, consult the AGO website at www.atg.wa.gov. This waiver is effective until June 30, 2020.

This notice may be amended or updated as circumstances require.